Moderate intensity quake hits Kashmir

A moderate intensity earthquake on Wednesday hit Kashmir Valley but there was no damage due to the tremor.

Updated: Feb 22, 2012, 16:06 PM IST

Srinagar: A moderate intensity earthquake
on Wednesday hit Kashmir Valley but there was no damage due to the
tremor.

"An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 on the Richter Scale with
epicentre at Sino-India border in Ladakh region hit the Valley
at 1.25 am," an official of the Disaster Management Cell said.

He said the epicentre of the quake was approximately 496
km Northeast of Srinagar.

He said there were no reports of any damage due to the
tremor, the third in past two days in the same area.

PTI